Canals that Protect Chennai from Floods Clogged with Sewage, Weeds and Waste

When Chennai sunk in 2015, the city’s drainage network came a cropper. Three years later, the state of affairs remains pretty much the same. The 44 micro canals that are supposed to drain surplus rainwater into the Adyar and Cooum Rivers and to drain surplus rainwater into the Adyar and Cooum rivers and keep the city flood-free during monsoon, have been reduced to sewage channels.

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